If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.
Townsquare Media Acquires WE Fest, Largest Country Music + Camping Fest
WE Fest, the world’s largest country music and camping festival, has changed hands.
2014 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed
The 2014 CMA Awards nominees have been announced!
Paul Walker Dead at 40: Country Artists React
Late Saturday evening (Nov. 30), the tragic news hit the internet hard: Paul Walker is dead. The ‘Fast and Furious ' star, 40, was killed in a single-car crash on Saturday afternoon after leaving a charity event.
Kelly Clarkson Pregnant!
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes ... well, you know! Kelly Clarkson is pregnant, having officially confirmed the news that many were expecting to come soon.
Lady Antebellum Perform Last Set Before Hillary Scott Gives Birth at 2013 Taste of Country…
On Saturday night (June 15), Lady Antebellum took the stage for the last time before Hillary Scott becomes a mother. The trio stunned the crowd at the first-ever Taste of Country Music Festival, ending the three-day event in a way only they could.
Country Artists Drop in at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards – Pictures
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards, which aired live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday night (May 19), brought out the biggest singing stars from all genres -- including country.
Mindy McCready Dead
Mindy McCready is dead. Local law enforcement has confirmed the news, also speculating that the country singer took her own life. She was 37.
Taylor Swift Shares Her 2013 Plans – Exclusive Video
Even music fans who don't consider themselves 'Swifties' likely know that Taylor Swift has a 'thing' for the number 13 -- her chosen "lucky number" -- which can often be seen scribbled on her hand during concerts. Given that 2013 is fast approaching, we ask…